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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

Business Intelligence Performance Management Strategies

Strategies to help leverage full value from your design and implementation of an effective Business Intelligence framework

December 10, 2009

9:00am-5:00pm

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

   

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois

Overview

Data is the lifeblood of every business, but to empower the organization, it needs to be used carefully and strategically. How can IT leverage BI initiatives to become a stronger partner and ally to business units? What pitfalls should be avoided?

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • How to identify the appropriate performance metrics to cut costs without precluding growth
  • How to design and develop a BI strategy and framework that integrates a cost-effective model into your architecture
  • How to leverage the benefits of corporate performance management (CPM) and identifying the drivers of profitability through deployment of technology that can help drive the business to more cost effective and profitable behavior
  • How to transform coarse data into actionable intelligence
  • How to build a BI/PM business case that makes sense for your organization
  • How to jump start your response to regulatory initiatives (such as the 21st Century Disclosure Initiative) to create optimal technology approaches
  • How to design and execute your BI project effectively
  • How to avoid flaws and pitfalls in your BI program
  • How to work effectively with the business units

Conference Program

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

Palmer

9:00am-10:00am

How to Design a Successful Business Intelligence/Performance Management Strategy

Steve Palmer, Vice President EPM & Business Intelligence, Business & Decision

According to industry analysts, most users see BI as an IT initiative.  This creates challenges in achieving the value of BI.  User adoption remains elusive which in turn prevents the best decisions from being made. 

In this session attendees will learn: 

  • How BI expectations have changed from the board room to the production line
  • How to engage the business in a new way
  • How to align BI initiatives with the business so that the technology becomes pervasive
  • How to bring BI to life for business people
  • How to build teams between departments to make sure the strategy is successful

10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break

Kerrigan

10:30am-11:30am

Structuring the Unstructured: How to Design the Data Architecture to Make BI More Actionable

Mike Kerrigan, Vice President, Business Applications, Laurus Technologies

Executives, business unit managers, staff and statisticians all need information at various times and in various forms. The BI architecture must be able to effectively and quickly provide users with reliable, accurate and up-to-date information to help them make decisions of different levels of complexity. 

With all the different users and levels of complexity how do you design the architecture to support the varying needs?

According to industry analysts, most users see BI as an IT initiative.  This creates challenges in achieving the value of BI.  User adoption remains elusive which in turn prevents the best decisions from being made. 

In this session attendees will learn: 

  • How to design a robust architecture that dispenses effective data
  • How to make sure the architecture supports legal and regulate requirements
  • How to insure that the right data is acquired and managed.
  • How to manage how the data is extracted, cleaned, transmitted and loaded to “populate” databases.
  • How to implement and manage the repositories that organize data and metadata
  • Applications and other software tools used for analysis.
  • Tools and applications that address how information workers and non-IT analysts will access, display, visualize and manipulate data.
  • How to implement operational processes that help resolve security, error handling, data auditing, archiving and privacy

Vohra

11:30am-12:30pm

Sidestepping the Traps: How to Avoid Common Mistakes or Flaws that Can Cause BI/PM Failure

Manny Vohra, Business Intelligence Solution Architect, Column Technologies

Business intelligence can successfully move the business forward if implemented properly.  But there are pitfalls to be aware of.  If these are not avoided an implementation can have disastrous consequences for the enterprise.

In this session attendees will learn how to:
 

  • Define core BI competencies
  • Design measurements to give users what they need
  • Not overload users with too much information
  • Provide decision makers with access to crucial information that is directly tied to corporate performance objectives
  • Make sure the information is sound and clear
  • Leverage compliance to clean up data
  • Evolve BI initiatives based on changing needs of the business

12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

 

1:30pm-2:30pm

Successful BI Project Management: How to Proactively Manage Business Intelligence Projects

Carole Wittemann, PMI certified Principal Consultant, Analytics8

Do you know how to successfully manage a business intelligence project? Can you explain to your organization what the difference is between a BI program versus a project?  Can you tell the difference between a "Well" defined and a "Not" defined business requirement? 

In this session, attendees will learn:

  • BI concepts all project managers need to know
  • What a BI Program is all about
  • Planning a BI project
  • Managing scope and communication
  • Quality requirements gathering

2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break

Williams

3:00pm-4:00pm

How to Choose the Right KPIs: The 9 Step Process

Neal Williams, President & CEO, Corda Technologies

Many organizations are looking to dashboards to help them manage their business more effectively. One question that everyone eventually asks is, "What KPIs should I include in my dashboard?" This presentation introduces a 9-step process for choosing the KPIs that are right for your business. Other topics covered are dashboard design fundamentals and deployment strategies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olson

Bucher

Hubbard

Peyyeti

Rathi

4:00pm-5:00pm

How to Build the Business Case for Business Intelligence and Performance Management

Moderator:
Denise Olson, Client Services Director, Lyons Consulting

Panelists will include:
David Bucher, Sr SAP Consultant, Large Distribution Company
Greg Hubbard, Director Application Development, Q Interactive
Shane Legleiter, Director, Reporting Strategy, CNA Insurance
Sridar Peyyeti, Enterprise Architect, Allstate
Raj Rathi, BI Architect, Baxter Credit Union

and other BI leaders sharing their experiences and lessons learned

IT's role is changing considerably. They are both trying to reduce costs and at the same time help drive new business models for the enterprise. Many IT leaders now feel that business intelligence and analytics will help their organizations become more competitive.
 
In this session attendees will learn from several IT BI executives as to how they are moving their business forward through leveraging BI/PM.


Conference price: $249 per person.


Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)˛, Inc.

Exhibits

As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.